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New look for Africa on ‘corrected’ Boston school maps

| March 22, 2017
New look for Africa on ‘corrected’ Boston school maps

(GIN)—In an age of “fake news” and “alternative facts,” authorities in the city of Boston believe their new school map offers something closer to the geographical truth than that of traditional maps, and hope it can serve an example to schools across the nation and even the world. The school district will drop the Mercator […]

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South Africa seeks legal change to allow taking white-owned land

| March 22, 2017
South Africa seeks legal change to allow taking white-owned land

(GIN)—President Jacob Zuma finally addressed the long-unresolved matter of land reform, a demand of thousands of black landless people whose properties were confiscated in the Apartheid era. In his State of the Nation address, President Zuma pledged to break up white ownership of business and land to reduce inequality. He called on parliament to change […]

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Angolan women potest harsh bill criminalizing abortion

| March 22, 2017
Angolan women potest harsh bill criminalizing abortion

(GIN)—Under heavy police surveillance, Angolan women rallied in the capital city Luanda to protest a draft bill that would criminalize all abortions and punish anyone who has an abortion or performs one, without exception, with up to 10 years in jail. Among those objecting to the bill was the president’s daughter, Isabel dos Santos, who […]

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Nigerians put brakes on superhighway cutting through rainforest

| March 22, 2017
Nigerians put brakes on superhighway cutting through rainforest

(GIN)—Bulldozers approaching the communities of the southern state of Cross River, with orders to raze up to a million homes and cut down an ancient tropical rainforest, were stopped in their tracks as an environmental impact statement for a proposed superhighway was rejected by officials. As conceived, the roadway would link northern Nigeria to a […]

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Obituaries: March 22-28, 2017 Edition

| March 22, 2017
Obituaries: March 22-28, 2017 Edition

Dr. Laliene Baker, departed this life on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Covington Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born on March 7, 1929 in Fort Wayne. Dr. Baker served the Fort Wayne community as a podiatrist until her health began to decline. She was a faithful member of Turner Chapel AME Church where […]

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Woman critical after Hadley Road crash

| March 21, 2017
Woman critical after Hadley Road crash

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:16 p.m., March 13, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a single vehicle crash in the 2300 block of S. Hadley Road. Officers arrived and located an SUV down in the embankment, with what appeared to be at least one female occupant. The female occupant was both pinned […]

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Snoop Dogg and Ronald Klump: Someone tell these folks to be for real

| March 21, 2017
Snoop Dogg and Ronald Klump: Someone tell these folks to be for real

A Frost Illustrated Commentary “Obama, he’s a piece of [expletive deleted]. I told him to suck on my machine gun. Hey Hillary [Clinton], you might want to ride one of these into the sunset, you worthless bitch.”—Rocker Ted Nugent after a 2007 concert “If Barack Obama becomes the president in November, again, I will be […]

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BABIES—spare the children

| March 19, 2017
BABIES—spare the children

By Pastor Samuel Bellamy It might be accurate to say that training converts from heathens to sainthood could be the greater works that Jesus talked about. And, to convert followers of Moses would require the very power and knowledge from above. The transformation of the state of carnality to the spirit requires divine intervention. Newborn […]

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Opera in jazz: Terence Blanchard’s ‘Champion’

| March 18, 2017
Opera in jazz: Terence Blanchard’s ‘Champion’

By K.P. Williams Pop, rock, jazz and classical. These are all separate genres of music. But what happens when you put two of them together? You get “opera in jazz” rather than “jazz opera,” according to jazz musician and opera composer Terence Blanchard, who is the former Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance artistic director. […]

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The answer to every problem

| March 17, 2017
The answer to every problem

By Brother Jackie Wall By authority and approval of Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHSHUA! Maybe you have suddenly lost something, a job, a loved one. Perhaps you have been told you have a serious disease. Could it be your home has been foreclosed on or burned down. Did your car die on you at the […]

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